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Edward J. Wickson

Edward J. Wickson

Edward J. Wickson (1848–1923) was an American agronomist and journalist who was a leader in agricultural education in California in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Edward James Wickson was born on August 3, 1848, in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Hamilton College, New York, in 1868 or 1869 with distinction in classics and chemistry. After graduation, he joined his father's agricultural tools factory, but it was destroyed by fire in 1870, ruining the family's finances. In 1871, ...

Adult interaction with infants

When adults come into contact with infants, it is unlikely that they would be able to have a proper conversation, as the infant would not know enough about pop culture or general knowledge to create a stimulating conversation for the adult. Also, the adult may not understand baby-language and cannot relate to their situation properly. Therefore, the adult often changes their persona (and communicates in a way they wouldn't with other adults) in order to try to elicit a reaction from the infan...

Manappuram General Finance and Leasing

Manappuram Finance Ltd (BSE: 531213) or MAFIL is a non-banking financial company (NBFCs) situated in Valapad, Thrissur, Kerala state. Manappuram has over 3200+ branches across 25 states, a staff strength of over 15,000+ peopleThe company was founded in 1949 by late V.C.Padmanabhan in Thrissur District. The company commenced its operations at Valapad, mainly with money lending activity on a very modest scale. The group's flagship company, MAGFIL, was established in 1992 in the wake of economic...
Tricky Business (Australian TV series)

Tricky Business (Australian TV series)

Tricky Business is an Australian television drama series first broadcast on the Nine Network on 14 May 2012. Filmed in and around Wollongong and Sydney, the program is produced by Screentime with the assistance of Screen Australia. The Nine Network ordered 13 episodes. The series premiered in New Zealand on 4 September 2012 on TV3.This drama series focuses on a family that runs a debt collection business. Jim and Claire retired debt collectors leave their business in the hands of their eldest...

Emma L. E. Rees

Emma L. E. Rees is A Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chester.Dr. Emma L. E. Rees is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Chester, focusing on the early modern period, and on literature and film. Rees has written extensively on gender studies and representation, contributing chapters to a number of acclaimed academic works, including: The Female Body in Medicine and Literature (2011), 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and Philosophy (2011), Studying Engli...
Taiwan Strait

Taiwan Strait

The Taiwan Strait, or Formosa Strait, is a 180 kilometres (110 mi) wide strait separating the island of Taiwan (of the Republic of China) from mainland China (People's Republic of China). The strait is part of the South China Sea and connects to the East China Sea to the north. The narrowest part is 130 km (81 mi) wide.The Taiwan Strait is the section of sea between the Chinese mainland (in Asia) and the island of Taiwan.Much of mainland China's Fujian Province is west of the s...
National Games of Colombia

National Games of Colombia

The National Games of Colombia, known in Spanish as the Juegos Deportivos Nacionales, is the premier multi-sport event of Colombia at national level. The first instance of the event was organized in 1928 and for several years it took place at irregular intervals of time. The Colombian Sports Institute (Spanish: Instituto Colombiano del Deporte) took charge of the organization of the games in 1968. The event has been held regularly every 4 years since 1988.Valle del Cauca has been the most suc...
Rahan, County Offaly

Rahan, County Offaly

Rahan (Irish: Raithean) is a parish and village associated with Mochuda (also known as St. Carthage).The village is located on the banks of the river Clodagh approximately 8 km from Tullamore in County Offaly, Ireland.The parish of Rahan extends from The Island near Ballycumber in the north to Mucklagh in the south.The first monastery in Rahan was created by Camelacus in the 5th century and later re-founded in the 6th century by St Carthage. The ancient monasteries and churches located h...
Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja

Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja

Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja, known in Japan as Gōma Reifu Den Izuna (降魔霊符伝イヅナ, lit. "Devil-conquering Soul Talisman Legend Izuna") and in Europe as Izuna: The Legend of the Ninja, is a Nintendo DS dungeon crawler game developed by Success and published by Atlus USA in the United States and by 505 Games in Europe. It was followed by a sequel, Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Returns, in 2007.Izuna and her ninja clan are looking for a place to settle down after their old master Mugen dec...
Fireside Theatre

Fireside Theatre

General Television EnterprisesHal Roach StudiosFireside Theatre, aka Jane Wyman Presents, is an American anthology drama series that ran on NBC from 1949 to 1958, and was the first successful filmed series on American television. Stories were low budget and often based on public domain stories or written by freelance writers such as Rod Serling. While it was panned by critics, it remained in the top ten most popular shows for most of its run. It predated the other major pioneer of filmed TV i...

Vaginal tightening

Vaginal tightening is the tightening of the pelvic muscles to achieve or maintain the right degree of elasticity of the pelvic floor muscles.These muscles must be able to contract to maintain continence, and to relax allowing for urination and bowel movements, and for sexual intercourse as well as for giving birth. They also support and protect the organs of the abdomen and hold the bladder in its proper place.The pelvic muscles can become stretched or weakened due to ageing and more specific...
SS. Cyril and Methodius in Lemont

SS. Cyril and Methodius in Lemont

SS. Cyril and Methodius in Lemont (Polish: Kościół Świętego Cyryla i Metodego) - historic church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, located in Lemont, Illinois.It is a prime example of the so-called 'Polish Cathedral style' of churches in both its opulence and grand scale. Along with the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, it is one of the two monumental religious edifices that dominate the Lemont skyline.Poles are noted in the Lemont area as early as 1860 working in the local quarrie...
Joseph A. Walker (playwright)

Joseph A. Walker (playwright)

Joseph Alexander Walker (February 24, 1935 – January 25, 2003) was an American playwright and screenwriter, theater director, actor and professor. He is best known for writing The River Niger, a three-act play that was originally produced Off-Broadway in 1972 by the Negro Ensemble Company, before being transferred to Broadway in 1973 and then adapted into a 1976 film of the same name starring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. In 1974, Walker became the first African-American writer to win th...
Steve Leialoha

Steve Leialoha

Steve Leialoha (born January 27, 1952) is an American comic book artist whose work first came to prominence in the 1970s. He has worked primarily as an inker, though occasionally as a penciller, for several publishers, including Marvel Comics and later DC Comics.Leialoha's professional career began in 1975 with the early independent comic book Star*Reach, drawing the five-page story "Wooden Ships on the Water", adapted by writer Mike Friedrich from the song by Crosby, Stills, and Kantner, in ...

Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area

Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area is a Wildlife Management Area in Washington County, Maryland near Clear Spring.Coordinates: 39°42′21″N 77°59′49″W / 39.70583°N 77.99694°W / 39.70583; -77.99694
Amateurliga Südwest

Amateurliga Südwest

The Amateurliga Südwest was the highest football league in the region of the Südwest FA and the third tier of the German football league system from its inception in 1952 to the formation of the Oberliga Südwest and the Verbandsliga Südwest below it in 1978.The Amateurliga Südwest was formed in 1952 in the southern half of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz. Before its inception, three separate leagues operated in the area as the highest level of play. The league was a feeder league to the 2nd Ober...

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), also known as obstetric cholestasis, cholestasis of pregnancy, jaundice of pregnancy, and prurigo gravidarum, is a medical condition in which cholestasis occurs during pregnancy. It typically presents with troublesome itching and can lead to complications for both mother and fetus.Pruritis (itching) has long been considered to be a common symptom of pregnancy. The vast majority of times, itching is a minor annoyance caused by changes to the skin, e...
Jeux Sans Frontières 1991-1992

Jeux Sans Frontières 1991-1992

Jeux Sans Frontières (Winter Series) (English: Games Without Frontiers or Games Without Borders) was a Europe-wide television game show. The results shown here are for the winter series which was filmed in December 1991 & January 1992 and broadcast during January & February 1992.Semi-Final tables
Maidstone, Victoria

Maidstone, Victoria

Maidstone is a suburb 8 km west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Maribyrnong. At the 2011 Census, Maidstone had a population of 7,750.Maidstone is a suburb of the City of Maribyrnong, located 8 km from the Melbourne CBD, bordered by West Footscray to the south on Suffolk Street, Braybrook to the west on Ashley St, Footscray to the east along Summerhill Road and Rosamond Road and Maribyrnong to the north and north-east along Williamson Road ...

The Gilded Six Bits

"The Gilded Six-Bits" is a 1933 short story by Zora Neale Hurston, who is considered one of the pre-eminent writers of 20th-century African-American literature and a leading prose writer of the Harlem Renaissance. Hurston was a relative newcomer on the literary scene when this short story was published, but eventually had greater success with her highly acclaimed novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. "The Gilded Six-Bits" is now published in Hurston's compilation of short stories entitled Spun...
Terror Tales of the Park (series)

Terror Tales of the Park (series)

Terror Tales of the Park is the Regular Show Halloween special series."Terror Tales of the Park" is the fourth and fifth episode of season three (and forty-fourth and forty-fifth episode overall) of Regular Show, that contains three shorts. This is the series' first half-hour episode. The episode premiered on October 10, 2011, collectively receiving 1.968 million views. The episode is divided into three stories, told by the park gang in the house: "Creepy Doll" (told by Pops), "Death Metal Cr...

List of 2000 box office number-one films in the United Kingdom

This is a list of films which have placed number one at the weekend box office in the United Kingdom during 2000.
Legislative district of Catanduanes

Legislative district of Catanduanes

The lone Legislative District of Catanduanes is the representation of the Province of Catanduanes in the Philippine House of Representatives. Catanduanes was represented as part of Albay's second district from 1907 to 1931, and fully comprised that province's fourth district from 1931 to 1946. It started electing its own representative in 1946, after becoming a full-fledged province in 1945. From 1978 to 1984 it was part of the representation of Region V.
Airport (EP)

Airport (EP)

Airport (空港) is Joey Yung's second EP in 2010. The title track 空港 is the theme song for "Nokia Joey Yung Concert Number 6". The song is the EP's third single. Her first single "綠野仙蹤" is the commercial theme song for Broadway Electronics. The music video for the second single "破相" is the first ever 3D Music Video in Hong Kong.

List of mass spectrometry acronyms

This is a compilation of initialisms and acronyms commonly used in mass spectrometry.
Frashokereti

Frashokereti

— Events —Frashokereti (frašō.kərəti) is the Avestan language term (corresponding to Middle Persian frašagird <plškrt>) for the Zoroastrian doctrine of a final renovation of the universe, when evil will be destroyed, and everything else will be then in perfect unity with God (Ahura Mazda). The name suggests "making wonderful, excellent".The doctrinal premises are (1) good will eventually prevail over evil; (2) creation was initially perfectly good, but was subsequently corrupt...
The Trap (Captain Scarlet)

The Trap (Captain Scarlet)

Voices of:David Healy asCommodore GoddardGary Files asHoltJeremy Wilkin asMortonGarage Attendant"The Trap" is the seventh episode of the Supermarionation television series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons. It was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on 10 November 1967 (1967-11-10) on ATV Midlands, was written by Alan Pattillo and directed by Alan Perry. In this episode, the Mysterons plot to cause disaster at a secret International Air Conference."The Trap" is the only contr...
Kodungallur

Kodungallur

Kodungallur (anglicised name: Cranganore), is a municipality in the South Western border of Thrissur district of Kerala, India. Kodungallur is 29 kilometres (18 mi) northwest of Kochi and 38 kilometres (24 mi) southwest of Thrissur, by National Highway 66 (formerly known as NH 17).It is postulated that the ancient city of Muziris( Muchiripattinam,Mahodayapuram/Vanchi) was devastated by natural calamities—a flood or an earth quake—in 1341, and consequently lost its commercial importa...
Magical girl

Magical girl

Magical girls (魔法少女, mahō shōjo, also known as mahou shoujo or majokko) is a subgenre of Japanese fantasy anime and manga which feature girls who use magic.Manga and anime historians regard the Princess Knight manga, released in 1953, as the prototype for the magical girl genre. Himitsu no Akko-chan, serialized nine years later (1962) in Ribon, is generally accepted to be the earliest magical girl manga. Sally the Witch is regarded by historians as the first magical girl anime. It was adapted...
Shimizukō Line

Shimizukō Line

The Shimizukō Line (清水港線, Shimizukō-sen, literally "Shimizu Port Line") was a Japanese railway line in Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, operated by Japanese National Railways. It ran as a branch line off the Tōkaidō Main Line from Shimizu Station, through the industrial port of Shimizu before terminating in the residential area of Miho. The line operated first as a freight line and later as a passenger line before closing in 1984 and being replaced by a bus service. At its peak, the line included a tota...
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